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Lafayette boys track and field team is having a spring season to remember

The Lafayette Lancers high school boys track teams heads into the Brusca/Stohbach Invitational at Ladue on a roll. The meet begins at 9 a.m. Saturday (April 25). The Lancers captured the recent 40th annual Henle Holmes Invitational at Parkway Central for the fifth consecutive spring. Earlier this season, Lafayette has shown it ranks among the best teams in the area. The Lancers were fourth out of 32 team at the Festus meet in late March. Lafayette the won the Lindbergh Flyers Classic and the Northwest Invitational. So the win at Holmes gave the Lancers their third meet championship. Lafayette won the ...

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Parkway Central Invitational Classic features area’s top boys volleyball teams

 The Parkway Central Invitational Classic features 16 teams and Colts coach Tom Schaefer it’s anyone’s best guess who can win it. “We have a lot of strong teams in the tourney,” Schaefer said. “SLUH, De Smet, Lindbergh, Lafayette and Marquette to name a few. SLUH, De Smet, Lafayette and Lindbergh I think are the favorites, but there are other teams that may challenge and surprise them. “St. Louis University High is the defending champion. The Junior Billikens defeated Lafayette in the finals last year.The annual two-day event begins Friday (April 17). There is one new team in the tournament. Actually, ...

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Westminster Christian Academy announces upgrade project for facilities

Westminster Christian Academy will be improving his already top-notch athletic facilities. The school has announced the launch of its Athletic Program Upgrade Project. This initiative would result in the installation of stadium lighting on the school’s football field, a new stadium public address system, and the construction of a pavilion on the tennis courts. | Here is what’s happening: • The lighting system will consist of four poles, measuring 80 feet above the field surface. • The new P.A. system has been specifically designed to offer superior performance in comparison to the school’s current portable, modular unit. • The tennis ...

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Parkway Central, Parkway North boys volleyball teams win divisions in tournament

The Parkway Central Colts and the Parkway North Vikings have started off the high school boys volleyball season winning their divisions in the first big tournament of the spring. The reigning Class 3 state champion and new-look Parkway Central Colts won the Silver Bracket of the St. Louis Boys Volleyball Classic that was held at Francis Howell Central High in Cottleville. The Colts bested Fort Zumwalt West 22-25, 25-22, 25-18 for the title. In the Copper Bracket games that were played at De Smet, Parkway North won the championship. The Vikings bested Parkway West 25-18, 25-16. “This was a really ...

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2015 high school boys lacrosse preview

MICDS is the defending Division I state champions in high school boys lacrosse and the Rams should be strong again this spring as they begin their quest to repeat. The Rams scored an 11-10 victory in the title game last year over the defending champion CBC Cadets. Senior Will Cella scored the game-winning goal and he is one of seven returning starters this season for the Rams, who have four players already committed to big-time lacrosse universities. CBC, which finished 20-3 last year, has nine starters back for coach Ed Condon’s 23rd year at the Cadets’ helm. The Cadets also ...

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2015 high school girls lacrosse preview

The high school girls lacrosse season is under way and teams all have the same goal — go deep in the postseason and try to become the state champion. Lafayette reached the Elite Eight last year before falling in double overtime. Coach Carrie Guenzler-Heaney is starting her fourth season with the Lancers and she has five starters back this spring. St. Joseph’s Academy coach Jen Bisch, who is beginning her 15th year leading the Angels, has four starters back from last year’s 16-6 season. Westminster Christian Academy also reached the Elite Eight last season. The Wildcats lost 12 girls to ...

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